[Gluster-devel] XPDS13: GlusterFS Integration: Libgfapi and block device translator BoF Notes

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Fri Nov 15 06:59:30 UTC 2013

Adding gluster-devel too.

Please get back to us if you are interested in contributing to xen - 
glusterfs integration.


On 11/12/2013 08:28 PM, Lars Kurth wrote:
> Hi all,
> please find attached the notes of this XenSummit Bof Session. I forgot
> to take a picture of the whiteboard diagram at the BoF (maybe one of the
> RedHat folks can attach a picture). Maybe a bit more detail on this
> thread, may enable somebody in the community to pick this up.
> Regards
> Lars
> Purpose of session:
> * Walk through GlusterFS / Libgfapi and block device integration to
> understand what would need to be done to integrate GlusterFS into Xen
> Key points:
> * Work is probably in the order of a week or two (it looks like it's a
> week of setting up the development and testing environment and one
> afternoon of actual development)
> * The integration with Xen would be more about qdisk than libvirt
> * It is not an intensive development effort but might need some
> co-ordination across teams to get the setup going and run integration tests.
> How do we make this happen?
> * No plans on any side, but Vijay is will add it to his backlog
> * Hit both community lists to see if we can get someone interested (done
> of Xen, maybe more technical detail to enable this is needed)
> * We could also add "support for more qemu-supported virtual
> filesystems" as an OPW or GSoC project -could include gluster, ceph,
> etc. (we missed this for this round)
> * Include XenServer community (added)

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